Reproductive Age

When should you get pregnant? Age matters, of course. So does time of life, maturity level and a host of other life issues. In this section, we take a look at when to get pregnant, getting pregnant after age 35, and pregnancy risks after 35.

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6 Benefits of Having a Child Later in Life

Research has turned up some surprising benefits of being an older mom for both you and your baby. Here are a few perks of parenting later in life.

What Is a Geriatric Pregnancy?

Traditionally, a geriatric pregnancy is one that occurs anytime a woman is over the age of 35. But is this classification a thing of the past?

The Best Age to Get Pregnant, According to Moms

Is there really a "right time" ? As it turns out, everyone you ask will likely give you a different answer, but take it from these moms who've been there and know firsthand.

PSA: It's Totally Fine to Have Babies After 35, Science Backs It Up

Singer Carrie Underwood recently stated that at 35, she may have missed her chance to have a big family, and then announced her pregnancy. One mom who had her daughter in her forties sounds off on why it was a great choice.

It's Twins! How Four Became Our Family's Magic Number

In this month's letter from the editor, Parents' Liz Vaccariello shares the story of how she and her husband became proud members of the parents-of-twins club.

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Freezing Your Eggs: 5 Things You Need to Know

For women who want to become pregnant—but not just yet!— oocyte cryopreservation, or egg freezing, can seem like an effective way to cheat your biological clock. But what's really involved? These are five things you need to keep in mind if you're considering putting your eggs on ice.

Pregnancy in Your 20s, 30s, and 40s

成人小视频appThere's no 'right time' to have a baby -- but there are simple steps you can take to stay happy and healthy at every age.